Obama plans to spare 5 million from deportation

The president is slated to outline details of his new immigration plan in a prime time address tonight at 8 p.m.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/obama150-7838.jpg Local immigrants, advocates eagerly await Obama’s plan

President Obama’s executive action for unauthorized immigrants will likely affect thousands of immigrants in Mass.

Matanov, friend of Tsarnaev, gets new lawyer

Khairullozhon Matanov claims he has been subjected to harsh treatment at the jail where he was being held in solitary confinement.

Snow was piled high on a vehicle and houses in the south Buffalo area on Thursday.

Why Buffalo’s blizzard could never happen in N.E.

With no giant lake, New England will never see lake-effect snow. But the Atlantic can still pack a punch.

Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank cross the Nebraska territory in “The Homesman.’’

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Movie Review

Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones shine in ‘The Homesman’

The odd, ungainly western is harsh in its details, yet increasingly powerful as it wends its way back East toward civilization.

The Keystone XL pipeline vote effectively sealed Senator Mary Landrieu’s fate in the December runoff election to keep her seat.

Opinion | John E. Sununu

Keystone XL fight sealed Mary Landrieu’s fate

The Democrat from Louisiana will be remembered for her failure; her colleagues for their lack of remorse.

Ben Volin | On football

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/blount150-6746.jpg LeGarrette Blount gives Patriots another weapon

Look for Jonas Gray to remain the primary ball carrier, but adding a second workhorse-type back was a shrewd move.

Scott Brown on FOX

Scott Brown rejoining Fox News

The former US senator from Massachusetts, who lost to Democrat Jeanne Shaheen in N.H. this year, will be a contributor on the network.

BOSTON, MA - 11/20/2014: The Pro Shop....TD Garden ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new ProShop, the new ProShop is located on level 2 near turnstiles. Unveiled improvements to Pro Shop, which opens to the public Sat. morning. -(David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC 21proshop

TD Garden unveils $4.5 million upgrade of ProShop

The new ProShop was moved from a dead-end corner of the first floor to the second level, overlooking North Station.